Residents and Police Meet To Combat Crime in Eastie

March 12, 2014
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In response to the sexual assaults last month, residents got together and hosted a neighborhood-wide community meeting at East Boston High School on public safety and to offer police help while gaining information on what is being done in the community to combat crime. People have been victimized,  said Dr. Neenah Estrella-Luna, one of...

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Dr. Snider Retires From Health Center

March 12, 2014
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Dr. Joel Snider, an internal medicine physician, who has served with EBNHC for over 35 years, has retired. I finally retired after 36.5 enjoyable years at EBNHC to pursue many mostly non-medical interests,  said Dr. Snider. Dr. Snider, a Cambridge resident began his career teaching primary care medicine at Boston City Hospital, now Boston...

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Dr. Joel Snider

March 12, 2014
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For nearly four decades Dr. Joel Snider, has been a mainstay at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center. He dedicated most of career to the people of East Boston, especially the elderly and chronically ill. Snider spent countless hours working in Home Care keeping many homebound, chronically ill elderly safe at home while avoiding...

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Deborah Jackson

March 12, 2014
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The death this week of East Boston Savings Bank President and COO Deborah Jackson has dealt a cruel blow to the bank and the organizations she was dedicated to here in Eastie. Jackson was a regular fixture at East Boston Chamber of Commerce and Main Streets events and meetings. She became very active in...

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Police Briefs 03-12-2014

March 12, 2014
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March 1, 2014 Leana Marino of 7 Lewis Mall, East Boston was arrested at 200 Border Street and charged with shoplifting. March 2, 2014 Fabian Adolfo Buile Vasquez of 100 Stockton St, Chelsea was arrested outside of Condor & Meridian Streets and charged with operating without a license. David McConnell of 373 Chelsea Street,...

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Men’s Hockey League Playoffs Begin in Grand Fashion

March 12, 2014
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With the #1 seeded East Boston Yacht Club and #2 seeded Lightning Express watching as they await their semifinal opponents, the 2014 quest for the EBMHL Cup kicked off with a bang, as #3 seed Team Carlo Basile took on #6 seed Market Cafe in what will probably go down in the books as...

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Obituaries 03-12-2014

March 12, 2014
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Paul Baglio Of East Boston Paul Baglio of East Boston died unexpectedly March 10. He was 56 years old. The loving son of Jack and May Baglio, he was the loving and devoted husband of Carol (Carlton) Baglio and devoted father of Robert and Jennifer; dear brother of Jack, Jim, Tom and the late...

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On the Cutting Edge: Latest Technology Available at EBNHC

March 5, 2014
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On the Cutting Edge: Latest Technology Available at EBNHC

It has been a little over a year since Manny Lopes has taken over the reins from Jack Cradock as the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s (EBNHC) CEO. Over the past year Lopes has been focusing his efforts on getting the newest and best technology at the Health Center to streamline patient experience. In...

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BRA Say’s Boston’s Part of Greenway Connector Project May See a Delay

March 5, 2014
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BRA Say’s Boston’s Part of Greenway Connector Project May See a Delay

While the Massport section of the East Boston Greenway Connector is moving along rapidly there may be some delay on the Boston section. At a Friends of the East Boston Greenway meeting last Thursday night, Boston Natural Areas Network Valerie Burns told members that they received word from the Boston Redevelopment Authority that there...

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Two Start Campaigning for Probate Post

March 5, 2014
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Two Start Campaigning for Probate Post

Longtime East Boston resident John Sepulvada, as well as former At-Large City Councilor Felix Arroyo Sr. will be tossing their hats into the ring for the Suffolk County’s Register of Probate and Family Court seat. Sepulvada, who came to Eastie in 1982 from Colombia, has been hitting the pavement for the past couple of...

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Callahan to Open next Wednesday

March 5, 2014
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It looks as though Eastie motorists’ commute from Downtown will get a whole lot easier starting next Wednesday. The Callahan Tunnel, which has been closed since late December, will reopen on Wednesday, March 12. While the headache of trying to find another way home from Boston for close to three months was beginning to...

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Police Briefs 03-05-2014

March 5, 2014
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February 23, 2014 Janina Vasquez of 61 Vallar Road, East Boston was arrested in Central Square and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol. Nilson Villanueva of 340 Meridian Street, East Boston was arrested outside of 278 Lexington Street and charged with assault by means of a dangerous weapon. Noel Diaz of 13...

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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey

March 5, 2014
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Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey attended the Central Mass Winter Classic over the weekend and it was a great time. The Bantam AA team skated to a tournament championship! Don’t miss your chance to win $10,000 in the MEB 10K Raffle and Dinner, March 21st at the Malden Moose. Only 200 tickets will be sold....

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Obituaries 03-05-2014

March 5, 2014
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Rocco Cunsolo Of Revere Rocco Cunsolo of Revere died unexpectedly on February 28. He was 27 years old. He was the loving son of Pino Cunsolo of Italy and Melanie Falagan of Lynn; dear brother of Brandon, cherished grandson of Josephine Cunsolo of Revere and the late Leroy and Marlene Falagan. He is also...

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DD Drive-thru Not Fully Supported: Draws Those Favoring and Opposing Plan for Bennington St. Location at OHNC Meeting

February 26, 2014
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DD Drive-thru Not Fully Supported: Draws Those Favoring and Opposing Plan for Bennington St. Location at OHNC Meeting

Owners of the Dunkin Donuts on Bennington Street are planning a $550,000 renovation to the interior and exterior of the current 13,000 sq. ft. building and want to add a drive thru as an added amenity. Attorney for Dunkin Donuts, Jeff Drago, said the building would receive a new façade, stonework, new attractive lighting,...

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The Word Is Now out: Santarpio’s Pizza Receives High Award for Its Pizza

February 26, 2014
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The Word Is Now out: Santarpio’s Pizza Receives High Award for Its Pizza

An online food magazine has told America what East Bostonians have known for decades—Santarpio’s Pizza has one of the best pies going in the U.S. In the Daily Meal’s annual ‘101 Best Pizzas in America’ list that was released last week named Santarpio’s #29 on their best pizza list. The Daily Meal named Santarpio’s...

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Police Beef up Patrols as Sexual Assaults Rise

February 26, 2014
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Police Beef up Patrols as Sexual Assaults Rise

After three attacks on women last Monday that were sexual in nature, one Tuesday in Maverick Square and one on Friday Boston Police have beefed up patrols in the neighborhood. Police made an arrest on the assault that took place Tuesday in Maverick but are still investigating the incidents on Monday and Friday. District...

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Oscar Predictions

February 26, 2014
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Oscar  Predictions

Actress and model Gianna Simone, a former East Boston resident who is now living in California, has made her selections for the Academy Awards that will be presented this Sunday night on ABC-TV. For Gianna’s picks for the Oscars,

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Santarpio’s Pizza

February 26, 2014
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There was no surprise here in Eastie that Tarp’s was named one of the best pizzas in America according to the Daily Meal. Those of us who grew up on Tarp’s pizza know it’s the best (sorry to our friends and neighbors in the North End). There’s a reason the line is out the...

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New bridge procedure

February 26, 2014
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The new procedure put in place by Boston Public Works to make bridge operators walk the bridge before raising it for a ship is a smart move. This will ensure that the tragedy that occurred New Years Eve day will never happen again. We applaud the effort and it’s just one more step in...

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Self Defense Classes

February 26, 2014
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The self-defense class being offered for free by the Boston Police is something women should think about. While the recent incidents were most likely isolated, you can never be too careful while living in a big city. Learning the basics of how to protect yourself from an attacker will give some women here in...

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Police Briefs 02-26-2014

February 26, 2014
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February 16, 2014 Richard Lena a homeless male was arrested at Saratoga & Trident Street and charged with armed robbery and assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon. February 17, 2014 A white male who resides in East Boston was arrested and charged with domestic assault. February 18, 2014 A white Hispanic...

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Jets lose City League Championship games

February 26, 2014
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Play-offs and championship games for the Boston Public Schools in hockey and basketball took place last week during the February vacation.  The EBHS hockey team and boys basketball teams lost games to Latin Academy and New Mission respectively. At Matthews Arena at Northeastern, East Boston and Latin Academy clashed on Wednesday morning, Feb. 19. ...

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Obituaries 02-26-2014

February 26, 2014
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Clara Tollo Family Was Her Priority Clara (Vega) Tollo, a 38 year resident of Revere, formerly of East Bowton, passed away on February 21 after a brief illness. Born in Italy, she came to the USA as a young girl with her family settling in East Boston. A homemaker, who spent her working career...

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